INVESTIGATIONS: His Majesty the Wheel

Untangling the knotted skein of corruption that spewed from the power reel of Teamster Boss Dave Beck, the select Senate committee investigating labor racketeering has turned up some devastating evidence. Even so, many a rank-and-file teamster could still tell himself that Good Old Dave had the boys' interests at heart, no matter what he did. Last week, as the hearings took on a new reel. Good Old Dave turned out to be Bad Old Dave for even the toughest teamster. Reason: testimony plainly showed that Dave 1) used the Teamsters, whenever it suited his money-hungry whims, as a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!